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Windows 8 Hard drive power

I have two hard disks on my pc (1 x 160GB and 1 x 500GB)
windows 8 is installed on the 500GB drive and occasionally when im not using it the other hard drive powers off(it turns back on if i access a partition on it)

Is this a windows 8 feature or a problem?
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  1. Best answer
    It is part of the power management in Vista Windows 7 and Windows 8.
  2. bryonhowley said:
    It is part of the power management in Vista Windows 7 and Windows 8.


    thanks. i have win7 but didn't experience this b4
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